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Google will allow more real-money games on the Play Store

Google is embarking on a major expansion of real-money gaming on its popular Play Store platform. The tech giant announced plans Thursday to support a wider array of games involving a...

Jan 12, 2024

Instagram Founders' News Startup Artifact To Close Shop After Failing to Gain Traction

Artifact, the news aggregator app created by Instagram’s founders, is closing down after a little over a year in operation. The startup announced in a blog post that they have decided...

Jan 12, 2024

Ripple Goes on $285M Share Buyback Spree to Give Investors Liquidity

Ripple Labs, the company behind the XRP cryptocurrency, is launching a massive $285 million share buyback program to provide liquidity for early investors and employees. This tender o...

Jan 11, 2024

Raptor Leak Exposes School Safety Plans Across America

A massive data breach at Raptor Technologies, a provider of school security software, has exposed highly confidential emergency planning documents from thousands of K-12 schools. The ...

Jan 11, 2024

R1 Rockets Out of the Gate. Rabbit Sells 10,000 Pocket AI Units on Debut Day

Rabbit’s new R1 pocket AI companion has blasted off like a rocket, selling a jaw-dropping 10,000 units in just its first day on the market. This pint-sized technological marvel has ge...

Jan 11, 2024

Insurtech Leader hyperexponential Secures $73M as a16z Bets on AI-Powered Risk Models

London-based insurtech firm hyperexponential has raised $73 million in a Series B funding round to fuel its expansion into the US market, led by top-tier VC firm Andreessen Horowitz (...

Jan 11, 2024

Google Throws Support Behind Right to Repair Movement

Google made waves in the tech world this week by formally endorsing right to repair legislation and agreeing to lobby for laws that make it easier for consumers to fix their own devic...

Jan 11, 2024

Google Assistant Undergoes Spring Cleaning, Removing 17 Lesser-Used Features

Google is tidying up its popular voice assistant service Google Assistant, removing over 15 niche features in an effort to enhance “quality and reliability.” The news comes amid layof...

Jan 11, 2024

eBay Fined $3 Million Over Executives' Campaign to Stalk, Harass Critics

eBay has agreed to pay a $3 million fine, the maximum criminal penalty, for a disturbing stalking campaign targeting a Massachusetts couple who published a newsletter critical of the ...

Jan 11, 2024

Circle's IPO Filing Adds Momentum to Crypto's Mainstream Push

Digital payments company Circle filed confidential IPO paperwork this week, the latest crypto-adjacent name exploring the public markets. After aborted SPAC deals last year, Circle se...

Jan 11, 2024

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